Peggy Liu: Obesity in children is skyrocketing
The urban generation is completely disconnected from traditional, healthy food. “We need to change our food culture – the culture of consumption. We need to teach our kids to enjoy real food and not buy big portions of deep fried foods off the streets,” – Peggy Liu.
Peggy Liu is the chairperson of JUCCCE.org, a non-profit creating a liveable China because environmental disaster is the biggest issue facing China, and the world.
China’s massive migration into new cities and the boom of its consumer class threaten to deplete the world’s natural resources.
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